SuSE 11 Security Update : Ghostscript (SAT Patch Number 752)

High Nessus Plugin ID 41395


The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.


With this update the ghostscript-libarary four vulnerabilities were fixed :

- heap-overflow in JBIG2 decoder. (CVE-2009-0196)

- integer overflow in ICC library. (CVE-2009-0792)

- crash in CCITTFax decoder

- buffer overflow in BaseFont writer module


Apply SAT patch number 752.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 41395

File Name: suse_11_ghostscript-devel-090407.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Modified: 2016/12/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:ghostscript-fonts-other, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:ghostscript-fonts-rus, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:ghostscript-fonts-std, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:ghostscript-library, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:ghostscript-omni, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:ghostscript-x11, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:libgimpprint, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2009/04/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0196, CVE-2009-0792

CWE: 119, 189